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  • Earth Day: Help our Planet even from your Couch! (slideshow)

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    April 16, 2011 | 9:43 am

    April 22 is Earth Day. What will you do to celebrate our planet? With so many options out there, what will you choose?  With snowfall last month in the San Fernando Valley for the first time in nearly fifty years, major earthquakes in Japan, Christchurch, New Zealand, Santiago, Chile...

  • Earth Day April 22

    March 23, 2010 | 6:23 pm

    Every two weeks, Americans wear out nearly 50 million pounds of rubber on their tires. This is enough rubber to manufacture 3.25 million new tires. To lessen this, inflate your tires to the correct pressure. This preserves the life of the tires and saves gas, which ultimately saves...

  • Curtain call; More holidays not on the calendar

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    March 29, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Curtain call

    Next year, a cool new festival is coming to Los Angeles -- and its focus is all about kids. The Festival of New American Musicals, coming in May 2008, brings Broadway to the West Coast with the premiere of musicals, like "Sarah, Plain and Tall" and an opera version of...

  • Yeladim

    By Abby Gilad

    April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    Inch by Inch, Row by Row!

    This week's Torah portion, Tazria, means: "If a woman gives birth," but it can also mean "plant." And so, being the beginning of spring, that is exactly what it is time to do!

    Mitzvah Goreret Mitzvah – One Mitzvah Creates Another

    It's time to plant...

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  • For the Kids

    By Abby Gilad

    February 19, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Ready, Steady, GJ

    In our Torah we have reached Parshat Mishpatim. The Israelites have just been given the Ten Commandments, and now God spends a whole portion giving them laws that they will have to observe when they reach the Land of Israel.

    It can take a long time to study...

  • Achrei Mot and Kedoshim

    By Abby Gilad

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Two parshot are read on this Shabbat: Achrei Mot and Kedoshim. The second portion begins with God telling the Israelites: Kedoshim -- You shall be holy, for I am holy. What does this mean? It means acting with love and respect to ourselves, to other people and to the world. This week, we remember the Earth when we celebrate Earth Day on April 22. Go to Balboa Park on April 21 for the Whole Earth Fest (after you've visited the Israeli Independence Day Festival) and check out all the booths, crafts and activities.

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